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I believe that it is an app, look at investing in a security app like lookout and it will tell you what is doing, or get a process killer such as advanced task killer, and then selectively kill apps until you find the one that is doing it. Have a great day. Respond if you have any further questions.
I didn't find anything up to date over the internet. Thing is : nowadays gps modules in mobile devices get embedded with other components such as gpu / cpu / wifi receiver / .... So what you have to do is googling for "cpu details Galaxy Tab 10.1" for example, and then see what's included in this particular kind of chip. Anyway I started a list for my own ...
As Aleks pointed out, GPS only "drains battery" when accessed – its battery use in standby is negligible (see my answer here for some statistics). You can see whenever some app is accessing it, as then the cross-hair GPS icon appears in the notification bar. However, some (badly coded) apps might be "hammering" GPS for location details. If you encounter ...
Had same problem but was able to solve by: open back cover take a very small phillips-head screwdriver remove the battery, SIM Card, and Data card tighten all screws, especially the one on the top left hand when the back is open. Reason: Behind that screw is the GPS contact point touching the GPS antenna, and this gets loose very often. For me this ...
As far as I can tell, it doesn't. I was simply running into a classic "urban canyon" problem.
Just curious if you use Google device / location manager(s)? I have had some of theses issues come up on CM11. Try going to Google.com then click maps as your search criteria/engine and type ' my current location ' as the search, and also in the map click the little circle in the bottom right corner (its the circle above the blue direction circle ....its ...
GPS is automatically turned-off when not in use by apps. That said, apps can use GPS even if they work in background. So, I guess that your concern should be checking the apps that use GPS in the background, rather than turning it off completely.
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